Á LA CARTE GEAR
3 Ton Grip Truck
5 Ton Grip Truck
60' DS digital sputnik cables
Astra EP 1x1 Bi-Color LED
Carmel International Film Festival
Five Ton Grip Truck
Girl In Her Twenties
Grip Truck Rental
Three Ton Grip Truck
USC School of Cinematic Arts
Weston the Frenchie (WTF)
digital sputnik ds3
ds control dmx
sony xdca extension unit
November 1, 2017
Here's a report on some of our new gear, plus a super-secret Halloween surprise!
NEW LED LIGHTING
Digital Sputnik DS3+ with extra long 60' DS cables
Skypanel S60-C with Arri Skypanel Remote
V-Mount Batteries for our LitePanel Astra 1x1's
NEW CAMERA + LENS
Sony FS7 with XDCA Extension Unit (unlocks...
October 26, 2017
The Digital Sputnik DS3 is one of the most intuitive and easy to use lights out there - but setting up with the DS Control DMX app can be tricky the first time you try it!
The ability to adjust all aspects of these lights (Intensity, Color Temp, Saturation, and Hue) wirelessly from your phone is a reall...
May 24, 2016
Capstone is thrilled to have worked with Supermarche and Vogue on their recent "cover video."
Capstone supplied a 3-Ton Grip Truck + Custom G&E Package for Director of Photography Michael Simmonds (Nerve, White Girl, Paranormal Activity 2).
Directed by Ariel Schulman and Henry Joost, produced by Orlee-...
May 21, 2016
A few weeks ago NAB 2016 was held in Las Vegas - so Amy and I drove up to investigate.
New business cards ready, we drove from LA to Vegas
We made it to....SIN CITY
Obligatory NAB sign shot.
We got there a little late - late in the day, so no waiting in lines
We entered in the Virtual Realit...
May 17, 2016
So, as our renters know, until now, we've been doing most of our business out of our trucks - but working out of trucks can be a bit cramped - so we shipped in a new "office"!
It came empty of course, but with a little work, we've made it quite nice:
Custom shelving and more space for storage, a...
January 24, 2016
You asked us for pre-set gear package deals, and we listened!
Capstone Film Lighting is starting out 2016 right by introducing new Grip Truck Packages!
Grip Truck Packages and Pricing
3-Ton Grip Truck
Kino Flo Standard + 3 Ton Grip Truck
Kino Flo Indie + 3 Ton Gr...
January 13, 2016
You asked, and we listened!
Capstone just bought its first generator! This beautiful, brand new Putt-Putt is Honda's newest state of the art geni: the HONDA EU7000iS!
This very quiet (60dB), super fuel efficient putt-putt can run for 18 hrs on 5.1 gallons of fuel.
The 7000 Watt, 120/240 V...
December 3, 2015
Capstone just gave itself an early Xmas present this year. It starts with an L and Ends with a D.
Can you guess what kind of lights?
Shipping to us now, more top secret info on this new inventory coming in later this month!
Happy Holidays from Capstone!
October 8, 2015
This is my first blog post...
So who knows if I'm going to do this right at all - but here goes nothing!
Reasons for this blog:
1. To document what it's like to run a new, family business in Los Angeles/Hollywood.
2. To share interesting and useful grip, lighting and camera techniques, hi...
Halloween Surprise Report!
10-Step Setup: Digital Sputnik DS3 + Wireless App
Project Spotlight: Vogue - "Psychotically Perfect"
NAB 2016 - Capstone Film Lighting Exclusive Report
New for 2016!
New Inventory: Generator!
New Inventory: Litepanels Astra EP 1x1 Bi-Color LED Panels
December 15, 2015
Xmas Comes Early for Capstone
Project Spotlight: Gelateria Uli
November 15, 2015